Media Censorship in 2020: Were You Paying Attention?

Last week, a Chinese citizen journalist was sentenced to four years in jail. Her crime: reporting on the coronavirus outbreak that began in her city of Wuhan. Zhang Zhan insists that her reporting was based on first-hand accounts from locals. But because she scrutinised her government’s response to the virus and provided a more sombre… Read More Media Censorship in 2020: Were You Paying Attention?

The Race Rhetoric That Causes More Harm Than Harmony

George Floyd’s cruel murder is sparking much-needed conversations about justice and racial harmony in America and beyond. The ripple effect has already reached us Down Under, with protests taking place in Australian capital cities this past weekend. Last week I spoke with a friend who has ministered among Indigenous Australians for decades. He told me… Read More The Race Rhetoric That Causes More Harm Than Harmony

How Media Bias Wrecked the #MeToo Movement

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden—Donald Trump’s last remaining rival—has been accused of sexual assault by a former staffer named Tara Reade. Such a serious allegation against a presidential candidate would normally be a loud, leading, global story. Instead, America’s biggest mainstream news outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post and CNN have… Read More How Media Bias Wrecked the #MeToo Movement